BARMING ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

 Chairman – Colin Wallsgrove.

 www.Barmara.org.uk

 Issue 163 June 2019


 Our meetings are held at Barming Village Hall on the 4th Friday of the month

 The next Meeting is on the 26th July Doors open at 1pm The Speaker will

 be Mr Peter Hartley his subject, Princes and Princesses.

 Make a note in your diary that the meeting in November will be on

 Friday 29th not the 22nd. Due to a clash with the trip to THURSFORD.

 Today’s Speaker

 will be a return of Mark Walsh to entertain us with a

 talk about “Dad’s Army “

 After consulting the membership the Committee have chosen Alzhiemers

 as the nominated Charity for this year.


 From August the Committee will be reorganised and it appears that we

 will be needing a Trips/ Holiday Organiser. I know its early days, but if

 anyone is interested contact the Chairman.


 WE NEED YOU.

 First Aider

 Still looking for a First Aider, training is available at a recognised provider

 paid by Barmara.


 NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 The Annual General Meeting of BarmARA will be held at Barming Village

 Hall on Friday 23rd August 2019 at 1.30pm. as a preliminary to the usual

 monthly meeting. Matters to be dealt with, Officer’s Annual Reports,

 audited accounts, and election of Offices and committee Members.


 Items for the Agenda please hand to the Hon Secretary Wendy Thorpe.

 You may nominate members to compete for any of the Officer or Committee

 posts, Please request a nomination form from Hon Secretary Wendy Thorpe. 


TRIPS FOR 2019

 NOTE

 The committee feels that some of our trips of late have not been supported

 as well as we would have liked, to that end, we are going to conduct a

 survey, giving the members an opportunity to convey their opinions


 NEW. ****

 Thursday 25th July.

 A trip has been arranged for a visit to Godinton House and Gardens near

 Ashford where we will be given a guided tour of the House at 2pm and then

 A scrumptious cream tea at 3pm. We can then continue to tour the

 Gardens.

 All inclusive price is £27.50. A picnic lunch is advised. Contact Gloria 720515

 Pickup Fant Lane 10am, Beverley Shops 10.10am, Allington 10.30am.


 NEW

 Tuesday 27th August.

 A tranquil glide along the Medway from Maidstone to Allington locks

 With a commentary.

 Where we disembark for an exclusive visit to Allington Castle (not normally

 open to the public ) Where we are met by castle staff for a guided tour.

 At the end of the tour it’s back on board the Kentish Lady for our journey

 back to Maidstone whilst being served tea and cake.

 Price £30 and includes boat ride, entrance to the castle , refreshments.

 Meet at the dock outside the Old Palace at 1.15pm for 1.30pm departure.

 Contact Mo 661498.


 NEW****

 Wednesday 9th

 October.

 A trip has been arranged to see the Dolly Parton Show ‘9 to 5’ at the Savoy

 Theatre for a 2.30pm matinee performance. Price £45 incl, Coach, Stall or

 Front Circle seats. Monies to be paid by cheque at time of booking or

 soon after because of time restriction.

 Pick up. Fant Lane 10.30am, Beverley road 10.40am, Allington 11.00 am.

 Contact Gloria 720515.


 Thur/Fri 21st/22nd

 November. 

 A trip to Thursford to see the best xmas

 show in the country. Stopping at Knight’s Hill Hotel, Kings Lynn.

 Cost £190 includes Hotel, Dinner, Full English Breakfast, Show and Coach.

 Contact Mo 661498.


 ACTIVITIES.

AMBLE

Monday 22nd July.

Around Manor Park West Malling.

A nice amble through the park along the lakeside ending up in the

quaint little town of West Malling where you can browse the shops

or partake some refreshment in the numerous cafés or pubs.

Catch the No 72 bus from the West Station bus stop at 10.35 am.

or drive to Allington and catch the bus on the London road at 10.40am.

Ask Dave or Val for details Contact 670034.


QUIZ NIGHT SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER AT BARMING VILLAGE HALL

START 7PM till 10pm BRING OWN DRINKS AND SNACKS.

TICKETS £5 AVAILABLE FROM BRENDA SARGENT AT JULY MEETING.

PLEASE SUPPORT THIS EVENT .

PROCEEDS GO TOWARDS OUR NOMINATED CHARITY, ALZHIEMERS.


KURLING (JOHN 687415)

TA Centre Boxley Road

10am to 12 noon. Cost £1-50

Friday Dates. 19th July,

16th Aug, 20th Sept, 18th Oct, 15th Nov,

 13th Dec.


PETANQUE. (John 687415)

Redstart Pub, North Street.

Start 10am-12noon. No Cost.

Lunch/Coffee if Required.

Monday Dates.

 15th July,

12th Aug, 16th Sep, 14th Oct.


COFFEE MORNING (Maureen 727066)

Barming Parish Hall

Mondays 10am to 12 noon Dates

1st Jul, 5 Aug, 2 Sep, 7 Oct,

4 Nov, 2 Dec.


ART GROUP (Sheila 728183)

Barming Parish Hall

10am to 12 noon Jul 2nd, Jul

9th, Jul 16th,


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Newsletter Please contact Dave Mayger ( editor ) on 670034 or E mail

dadvals@hotmail.co.uk